Message from the DEC’s Desk

India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM) is a premier electoral training& research institute working under the administrative control of the Election Commission of India (ECI). Established on 17th June, 2011, IIIDEMis currently functioning from the premises of the ECI, and shall shift to its own residential campus of 200,000sq.ft. areashortly which is coming up in at Dwarka, New Delhi withworld-class infrastructure and facilities.

IIIDEM works dedicatedly towards developing capacities of election officers and all other stakeholders of democratic political systems to enable free, fair, credible and professionally managed elections in India and abroad.IIIDEM offers best training facilities by renowned National and International experts with cutting- edge infrastructure for various activities. The Institute has different centres and wings working on various aspects of electoral democracy, viz. Centre for National Trainings, Centre for International Trainings, Centre for E-learning, School of Election Management, School of Electoral Laws, School of Technology in Elections, School of Voter Education, School of Media & Communication, Centre for Research and Innovation in Election Management, Centre for Collaboration & Partnerships, Centre for Curriculum Development, Publication Division, Admin and purchase wing, Human Resource & Systems Wing, Finance & Accounting Wing, IT Wing, Media & Communication Wing, Library Wing, Museum Wing, Engineering and Maintenance Wing and Protocol Wing.

We aim to promote democratic values and practices by developing human resources for efficient conduct of free and fair elections, increasing the level and the quality of awareness and participation of voters and other stakeholders in matters of elections and democracy, enriching related knowledge resources by developing mutually beneficial partnerships and collaborations in India and abroad.

I am confident that all the stakeholders of the democratic political systemsshall directly and indirectly benefit from the resources and programs of this advance institute of election training and capacity development.

My best wishes to all thosepeople who would be attaching their names to the illustrious IIIDEM family.